Stories about World Media

Jun 14 2017

Fatalities, 50 in hospital after London's Grenfell tower fire

Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze which has engulfed a block of flats in west London . Witnesses said they heard screaming from the upper floors as the flames ros...

Jun 14 2017

Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor

Testifying at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Sessions , who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it is a "detestable and a...

Jun 14 2017

Britain could only stay in European Union on worse terms, Guy Verhofstadt says

Britain also enjoys opt-outs from elements of the European Union , including from ever joining the euro currency. "But let us be clear and organized and once the nego...

Jun 14 2017

Manhunt sparked by slaying of prison guards, inmates' escape

They are armed with the officers' weapons and are considered extremely risky. "They are unsafe beyond description", Sills told reporters Tuesday. "They need to surren...

Jun 14 2017

Mbappe ready to 'sort through' his options over summer

Mbappe set up the victor for a 10-man France in Paris with his pass to Ousmane Dembele for a 78th-minute goal. "[The Champions League] is a dream, a competition that ...

Jun 14 2017

Under fire, Sessions denies any Russian collusion

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has heatedly denied that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the USA...

Jun 14 2017

Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'

There may be additional contacts Sessions had with the Russians beyond the two reported by the Post , including allegations of a third meeting a year ago between the a...

Jun 14 2017

U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

The Washington Post and USA Today report that Sessions' appearance is expected to be closed. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to dis...

Jun 14 2017

Defense Secretary Mattis to senators: 'We are not winning in Afghanistan'

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis received the authority to send additional American troops to #afghanistan . "The department will work with President Trump , Congr...

Jun 14 2017

Several Trapped as Huge Fire Breaks out in London Apartment Building

The fire was still burning well after dawn in London , hours after it began. London's Metropolitan Police , who also confirmed that there had been several fatal...

Jun 14 2017

Magnitude 6.9 quake reported in Guatemala

The quake, originally estimated to measure 6.6 on the Richter scale before being revised upward, occurred at 1:29 am (0729 GMT), epicentered 156 kilometers (97 miles) wes...

Jun 14 2017

Arlene Foster and Theresa May meeting in London

May's weakness means she must now listen to all shades of opinion on Brexit as she goes into Britain's most complex negotiations since World War Two.But May faces a har...

Jun 14 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks spy fiction at Senate hearing

Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did...

Jun 14 2017

Election results to throw United Kingdom into political chaos: Ex-MEP

Former Prime Minister John Major said earlier that a Conservative-DUP deal could create the perception that London was no longer an honest broker of the 1998 peace sett...

Jun 14 2017

May ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and Cameron , and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with th...

Jun 14 2017

Stones set for England midfield role as Southgate backs Hart

Butland conceded the winning goal in Paris , when Ousmane Dembele drilled into the bottom corner, but made a couple of important saves and twice rushed from his box to c...

Jun 14 2017

Talks between May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, s...

Jun 14 2017

Massive fire engulfs apartment tower in London

Another witness named as Jody Martin told the BBC that he battled his way his way to the second floor only to encounter choking smoke. "I watched one person falling o...

Jun 14 2017

Tower block blaze: What we know

She told reporters: "This is an unprecedented incident". "It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen". A man who lived on the 17th floor of the block, identified a...

Jun 14 2017

Senate hearing: US attorney general Jeff Sessions denies secret Russian meetings

Mr. Sessions' answer, however, was more categorical than that. The first real fireworks flew nearly 90 minutes into the testimony. Sen. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...